• Consensus Rating: Moderate Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: GBX 156
  • Forecasted Upside: 10.52%
  • Number of Analysts: 6
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 4 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
GBX 141.15
▼ -2.75 (-1.91%)

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Analyst Price Target for CNA

Analyst Price Target is GBX 156
▲ +10.52% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 6 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Centrica in the last 3 months. The average price target is GBX 156, with a high forecast of GBX 190 and a low forecast of GBX 130. The average price target represents a 10.52% upside from the last price of GBX 141.15.

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Current Consensus is Moderate Buy

The current consensus among 6 polled investment analysts is to moderate buy stock in Centrica. This Moderate Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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12/2/2022
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3/2/2023
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5/31/2023
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8/29/2023
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11/27/2023
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2/25/2024
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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/15/2024BarclaysLower TargetUnderweightGBX 205 ➝ GBX 190
5/8/2024UBS GroupUpgradeBuyGBX 165 ➝ GBX 170
2/21/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
2/16/2024CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy
12/20/2023BarclaysBoost TargetOverweightGBX 200 ➝ GBX 205
11/22/2023CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy
8/9/2023Berenberg BankBoost TargetHoldGBX 110 ➝ GBX 140
7/4/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweightGBX 140 ➝ GBX 150
6/16/2023CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy
6/13/2023Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 130
5/16/2023CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy
3/7/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
2/6/2023BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 160
1/19/2023Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 130
1/18/2023CitigroupBoost TargetBuyGBX 110 ➝ GBX 118
11/22/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperformGBX 140 ➝ GBX 130
11/18/2022CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 110
11/11/2022BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 144
10/31/2022BarclaysBoost TargetOverweightGBX 121 ➝ GBX 144
8/5/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 120
8/3/2022CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 97
7/8/2022CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 105
6/28/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
5/27/2022BarclaysLower TargetOverweightGBX 123 ➝ GBX 121
5/23/2022CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 105
5/20/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
5/16/2022BarclaysBoost TargetOverweightGBX 112 ➝ GBX 123
5/16/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperformGBX 90 ➝ GBX 125
5/11/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight
4/26/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight
4/14/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight
4/13/2022BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 112
3/25/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight
3/3/2022CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 100
3/3/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweightGBX 87 ➝ GBX 94
2/24/2022Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHold
2/9/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight
1/25/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperformGBX 75 ➝ GBX 90
12/17/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 112
12/9/2021CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 100
11/24/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
11/22/2021CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 100
10/20/2021BarclaysBoost TargetOverweightGBX 76 ➝ GBX 112
10/7/2021Morgan StanleyUpgradeOverweightGBX 58 ➝ GBX 75
8/12/2021Berenberg BankBoost TargetOverweightGBX 67 ➝ GBX 70
4/6/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperformGBX 55 ➝ GBX 75
3/4/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweightGBX 66 ➝ GBX 67
1/26/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 68
12/11/2020Berenberg BankBoost TargetHoldGBX 45 ➝ GBX 50
7/28/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral
7/28/2020Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHoldGBX 29 ➝ GBX 60
7/27/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 30 ➝ GBX 50
7/27/2020BarclaysBoost TargetOverweightGBX 50 ➝ GBX 60
6/12/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
6/12/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 70
6/2/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 70
5/22/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight
5/13/2020HSBCBoost TargetReduceGBX 28 ➝ GBX 30
4/24/2020Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeOutperformGBX 86 ➝ GBX 70
4/22/2020Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeHoldGBX 50 ➝ GBX 29
4/20/2020HSBCDowngradeReduceGBX 80 ➝ GBX 28
4/14/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutralGBX 47 ➝ GBX 42
4/14/2020BarclaysUpgradeOverweightGBX 84 ➝ GBX 50
4/7/2020Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeUnderperformGBX 85 ➝ GBX 33
4/7/2020UBS GroupDowngradeNeutralGBX 105 ➝ GBX 30
4/6/2020Jefferies Financial GroupLower TargetBuyGBX 100 ➝ GBX 50
4/3/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
3/27/2020Berenberg BankLower TargetHoldGBX 85 ➝ GBX 50
3/24/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutralGBX 74 ➝ GBX 47
3/11/2020Jefferies Financial GroupLower TargetBuyGBX 105 ➝ GBX 100
2/27/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutralGBX 83 ➝ GBX 86
2/20/2020HSBCBoost TargetHoldGBX 76 ➝ GBX 80
2/19/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutralGBX 79 ➝ GBX 74
2/14/2020Jefferies Financial GroupLower TargetBuyGBX 110 ➝ GBX 105
2/12/2020UBS GroupLower TargetBuyGBX 110 ➝ GBX 105
2/10/2020Berenberg BankBoost TargetHoldGBX 80 ➝ GBX 85
2/4/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 75
2/3/2020BarclaysBoost TargetUnderweightGBX 70 ➝ GBX 84
1/23/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuyGBX 100 ➝ GBX 110
1/20/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
1/14/2020Kepler Capital MarketsDowngradeReduce
1/13/2020UBS GroupUpgradeBuyGBX 68 ➝ GBX 110
1/9/2020Sanford C. BernsteinBoost TargetMarket PerformGBX 80 ➝ GBX 90.40
12/4/2019CitigroupUpgradeBuyGBX 128 ➝ GBX 100
11/14/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutralGBX 80 ➝ GBX 79
11/14/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingUnderweight
10/16/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingUnderweight
9/19/2019Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeBuyGBX 90
9/9/2019Berenberg BankLower TargetHoldGBX 140 ➝ GBX 80
9/5/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 110 ➝ GBX 75
8/13/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 110 ➝ GBX 68
8/8/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetNeutralGBX 105 ➝ GBX 83
8/6/2019Sanford C. BernsteinLower TargetMarket PerformGBX 105 ➝ GBX 85
7/31/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
7/30/2019HSBCUpgradeHold
6/21/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetNeutralGBX 145 ➝ GBX 105
6/19/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingUnderweight
6/7/2019Societe GeneraleInitiated CoverageHoldGBX 95
(Data available from 5/25/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.81 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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3/26/2024
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Current Sentiment

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Centrica logo
Centrica plc operates as an integrated energy company in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Scandinavia, North America, and internationally. The company operates through British Gas Services & Solutions, British Gas Energy, Centrica Business Solutions, Bord Gáis Energy, Centrica Energy, and Upstream segments. It supplies gas and electricity to residential, commercial, industrial customers, and small businesses, as well as offers energy-related services; and generates power from nuclear assets. The company also provides installation, repair, and maintenance services for central heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems, as well as offers breakdown services. In addition, it is involved in the procurement, trading, and optimization of energy; procurement and sale of LNG; development and operation of large-scale power assets; building of solar farm and connecting to grid; and supply of energy efficiency solutions and technologies. Further, the company produces and processes gas and oil; constructs, owns, and exploits infrastructure; offers central heating, boiler and controls, plumbing and drains, and electrical appliance insurance covers; and engages in the social enterprise investment fund activities. Additionally, it provides metering assets and services, vehicle leasing, and energy management products and services; constructs battery storage and gas peakers; and operates a gas storage and franchise network. The company was formerly known as Yieldtop plc and changed its name to Centrica plc in December 1996. Centrica plc was founded in 1812 and is based in Windsor, the United Kingdom.
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Today's Range

Now: GBX 141.15
Low: 140.90
High: 144

50 Day Range

MA: GBX 132.27
Low: 124.05
High: 148.10

52 Week Range

Now: GBX 141.15
Low: 114.70
High: 173.70

Volume

18,157,615 shs

Average Volume

30,972,850 shs

Market Capitalization

£7.50 billion

P/E Ratio

204.57

Dividend Yield

2.72%

Beta

1.1

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Centrica?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued stock ratings on Centrica in the last year: Barclays PLC, Berenberg Bank, Citigroup Inc., Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., and UBS Group AG.
View the latest analyst ratings for CNA.

What is the current price target for Centrica?

5 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Centrica in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 156, suggesting a possible upside of 10.5%. Barclays PLC has the highest price target set, predicting CNA will reach GBX 190 in the next twelve months. Jefferies Financial Group Inc. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of GBX 130 for Centrica in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Centrica?

Centrica currently has 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Moderate Buy."
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How do I contact Centrica's investor relations team?

Centrica's physical mailing address is Millstream, Maidenhead Road, WINDSOR, SL4 5GD, United Kingdom. The integrated energy company's listed phone number is +44-1753-494000. The official website for Centrica is www.centrica.com. Learn More about contacing Centrica investor relations.